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Spirituality and Hospice Social Work$
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Ann M. Callahan

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171731

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171731.001.0001

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Spiritual Sensitivity

Spiritual Sensitivity

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(p.131) 7 Spiritual Sensitivity
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Spirituality and Hospice Social Work
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Ann M. Callahan

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171731.003.0008

Chapter 7 examines how spiritually-sensitive hospice social work can be a form of spiritual care in line with professional values and ethics as well as practice skills and roles. This assumes that hospice social workers are attuned to a patient’s unique spiritual needs and/or experience of spiritual suffering as well as the spiritual resources patients prefer. This chapter describes how spiritually-sensitive hospice social work can be a form of spiritual care provided patients experience it as being spiritually supportive. Spiritual care may be indirect requiring the application of generalist skills to cultivate a spiritually sensitive therapeutic relationship or direct requiring the additional application of advanced generalist and/or clinical skills for spiritual care like in the conduct of a formal spiritual assessment.

Keywords:   spiritual care, spiritually sensitive, therapeutic relationship, spiritual assessment, referral

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